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Largest U.S. refinery running at about half capacity

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HOUSTON (Reuters) - Motiva Enterprises said on Thursday that the nation's largest crude oil refinery was operating stably at about half capacity as its Port Arthur, Texas restarts following an Aug. 30 shutdown forced by Tropical Storm Harvey.Sources familiar with plant operations said the Port Arthur refinery was running at about 37 percent of its 603,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) capacity by Thursday morning."Motiva confirms start up activities are proceeding to plan and the Port Arthur refinery is operating stably at approximately half capacity," the company said in a statement shortly after ...

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 23:34 IST